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Film Mon Jan 03 2011

GB Screening: Drive Angry 3D

Some of you may not have heard of this one, more than likely because it doesn't actually get released until the end of February, so we're getting quite the jump on this one. The film is called Drive Angry 3D. Here's my review, if you care to read it.

If it isn't clear from the review, I love me some Drive Angry 3D, starring Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, and the great William Fichtner. (And by the way, this film was SHOT IN 3D.) I'm pretty sure I would have loved this movie even without the 3D, but that extra dimension kind of sealed the deal for me. I was a big fan of director Patrick Lussier's My Bloody Valentine remake and I'm really happy they gave us Drive Angry 3D, which is loaded with muscle cars, explosions, the supernatural and excessive nudity. Seriously, if you don't like this movie, something might be broken inside of you.

So this screening of Drive Angry 3D is taking place Tuesday, Jan. 11 at the AMC River East theaters at 8pm. We've got the entire theater -- all 256 seats -- to ourselves. If you'd like to go, please email me at steve@steveatthemovies.com, give me your full name in the body of the email and whether or not you'd like to bring one confirmed guest. I'm closing up the RSVP hotline at noon on Friday, Jan. 7, so get on this.

And if you have friends who don't read Gapers Block who would like to go, send them to Ain't It Cool News to enter my contest. They'll probably get in.

 
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